Eight luxury glamping spots in Derbyshire loved by TripAdvisor reviews

The old days of trying to put on a sweater while wrapped in a decades-old sleeping bag are long gone – glamping has been around for a few years now and it’s not going anywhere.

For those looking for a weekend away not too far from home, Derbyshire has plenty of popular glamping spots.

You’ll find luxuries like Egyptian linens, wood-fired hot tubs, and Nespresso machines at these glamorous spots.

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A two night weekend for two in these places ranges from £110 to £400.

All of the glamping sites listed below are rated “excellent” by TripAdvisor reviews.

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Driftwood Lodges Glamping



Driftwood Lodges Glamping

Location: Dale Abbey, Ilkeston DE7 4PQ

Provided: Wood-burning stove, kettle, toaster, tea, coffee, milk and bottled water, fridge, Bluetooth speaker, towels, toiletries, small breakfast basket, board games

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £280

Dogs: No (but there is a “boutique” cattery on site)

The description: “Driftwood Lodges is a luxurious adult-only glamping resort in beautiful Dale Abbey.”

Awards: Winner of Channel 4’s Four in a Bed (2021)

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample Review: “Best glamping experience we’ve ever had. Carl is a brilliant guy who really goes out of his way for you. The cabins and the lake are a beautiful setting and I still can’t believe it’s only 15 minutes from us. We will definitely be back, we can’t wait!”

calwich under canvas



calwich under canvas

Location: Foxgloves, Calwich Rise, Ashbourne DE6 2HE

Provided: Showers, use of hot tub and sauna, complimentary log basket, luxury Egyptian cotton sheets, locally sourced towels, bathrobes and welcome basket

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): Contact supplier for pricing

Dogs: No

The description: “To provide a breathtaking luxury glamping experience, allowing couples, families and friends to get back to nature without straying too far from luxury.”

TripAdvisor Rating : 5.0 (excellent)

Sample review: “This place is a real gem of a find! The facilities are amazing – more like what you would find in a luxury hotel! It has everything you could possibly need and everything is so clean and comfortable. Jason who hosted us on arrival couldn’t do enough for us catering to our every need and was so kind We thought Francis the hilarious chicken and Mildred the dog just added to our experience 10/10 and will be back certainly.”

Scaldersitch Farm



Scaldersitch Farm

Location: Scaldersitch Farm, Sheen (near Hartington), Derbyshire SK17 0HN

Provided: Double bed, wood-burning stove, sheepskin rug, Nespresso coffee maker, bathrobes, wood-fired hot tub, breakfast basket

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £330-£375

Dogs: No

The description: “Our accommodation has been designed to work in harmony with the landscape, offering a choice of yurts and teepee accommodations, all fitted with wood-burning stoves to keep you warm in all weathers and a private fire hot tub of wood just outside.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample review: “They have really thought of every little detail to make your stay extra special, from the welcome gift with a lovely message and the wood-fired hot tub ready for your arrival dip to a breakfast pack of locally sourced that cools in the refrigerator.”

Mulino pods



Mulino pods

Location: Mulino Lodge Agnes Meadow Lane Kniveton, Ashbourne DE6 1JR

Provided: Large double bed, fridge, toaster and kettle, power outlets, super-fast WiFi

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £240

Dogs: Yes

The description: “Each of our three glamping pods overlooks the Carsington Valley which slopes steeply down to the hamlet of Atlow. Our pods are nestled in the hawthorn bushes creating privacy for each. Your neighbors are the sheep and cows of the farm grazing in the paddocks and fields around.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample Review: “I literally have no reviews for this place. Stunning views, all facilities really clean, lots of attention to detail with decor, very easy to book, felt really well looked after with all information provided and the services on site. Also there is a lot to do in the area on foot or a short drive away. We will probably be back in the summer.”

Ernest’s Retreat Glamping Site



Ernest’s Retreat Glamping Site

Location: Highashes Lane, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0LH

Provided: Double beds, electrical outlets, kettle, free showers

Weekend prices (two adults, two nights): £110-£140

Dogs: Yes

The description: “We are a family-run site, based on a working farm conveniently located on the edge of the Peak District. We offer quality glamping holidays and breaks. We are dog friendly so you can enjoy stunning scenery, local walks and the whole campaign has to offer.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample review: “On arrival we had a warm welcome from the owners. The pod was very clean and comfortable. The showers and toilets are cleaned regularly. The view is lovely. A perfect place to relax, a short drive from drive from Peak District. The owners are lovely and they make sure your stay is enjoyable.”

Knotlow Farm Campground



Knotlow Farm Campground

Location: Flagg, Peak District National Park SK17 9QP

Provided: Hot tub, gas barbecue, kettle, microwave, cutlery, crockery, single beds (convertible into a double bed), heating

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £240

Dogs: Yes

The description: “Our hand-built spruce pods sleep two and nestle just behind the farm buildings in a peaceful, sheltered setting lined with trees and flowers. This means you can enjoy the ultimate outdoor experience with the convenience of the comforts of home.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample review: “We stayed in one of the glamping pods and were really impressed! The pod itself was well equipped and exactly as pictured on the website. We used the gas grill to cook dinner both nights and Took full advantage of the hot tub in the evening too! The beds were comfortable and the pod was very comfortable to sleep in.”

Glamping and Camping in Mount Pleasant



Glamping and Camping in Mount Pleasant

Location: Mount Pleasant Farm, Stanton Dale, Ashbourne DE6 2BX

Provided: Double bed with luxury linen, table and chairs, crockery, cutlery, power outlets, toaster, kettle, shower tokens, outdoor wood stove for cooking

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £130-£170

Dogs: No

The description: “Glamping huts offer a luxurious experience with heating, lighting from our own restored lanterns, plush bedding and the facilities to pamper yourself with the all-weather outdoor stove or one of the nearby historic glampings. Whiz and Emily’s unique farm museum will interest and delight.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample Review: “Emma and Bill were extremely welcoming when I arrived and even started my first fire for me. The cabin was beautiful. So much thought and hard work went into making the cabins a cozy and comfortable place to relax and unwind. relax. Spent three of the lovely evenings sitting in front of the wood stove watching the sunset. Spent my days cycling and walking. The area offered so much more than I expected , so many beautiful walks and beautiful landscapes.”

Hoe Grange Holidays



Hoe Grange Holidays

Location: Hoe Barn, Brassington, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4HP

Provided: King size pull-out sofa bed, en-suite shower, kitchenette, induction hob, microwave, small fridge with freezer space, central heating, free WiFi, phone charging stations, fireplace and barbecue

Weekend rate (two adults, two nights): £400

Dogs: Yes (welcome dog pack included)

The description: “Our cozy log cabins provide a central location ideal for couples, families and large groups of friends. Young children will love meeting farm animals, collecting eggs and learning about country life.”

TripAdvisor rating: 5.0 (excellent)

Sample review: “The pod was fantastic, it had everything we needed and all the little touches were lovely. But the highlight of the visit was absolutely the wood fired hot tub which was perfect for a cold winter night . I would definitely bring him back.”

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